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kuler Color Rule AnalogousMonochromaticTriadComplementaryCompoundShadesCustom Set as Base ColorSet as Base ColorBase ColorSet as Base ColorSet as Base Color Name The Web Design and Development Blog - StumbleUpon DesignWoop welcomes this guest post by Tomas Laurinavicius. Since the iPhone and iPad entered the market you can hear lots of news about apps for these devices. Tons of apps available today and you can find everything you want. But today I would like to share 10 handy web-based apps for designers.

Creative Curio » The Color Wheel and Color Theory Color is such a vast and variable element that it can be difficult to cover it fully in any one post. It can also be a little overwhelming when trying to implement it into your designs. Below are some sample color palettes, taken from classic color theory based combinations. The color wheel is one of the first places I turn for color inspiration and guidance when choosing a color scheme. Color charts and pre-made palettes are nice, but the color wheel is simple and easy to understand and use. Complementary Combinations Excerpts from "How to be Perfect" by Ron Padgett Wednesday May 30, 2012 Listen Download E-mail Share Excerpts from "How to be Perfect"

Improving Your Site's Search Engine Ranking - Web Services - SPH Informatics & Computing Services By Patty Bradley, Web Administrator (Click to expand table of contents) See also: Glossary Keywords Words and phrases that users might type into a search engine when looking for sites like yours. List of colors - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia The following is a list of colors. A number of the color swatches below are taken from domain-specific naming schemes such as X11 or HTML4. RGB values are given for each swatch because such standards are defined in terms of the sRGB color space. It is not possible to accurately convert many of these swatches to CMYK values because of the differing gamuts of the two spaces, but the color management systems built into operating systems and image editing software attempt such conversions as accurately as possible. The HSV (hue, saturation, value) color space values, also known as HSB (hue, saturation, brightness), and the hex triplets (for HTML web colors) are also given in the following table.

Meta Keywords Tag 101: How To "Legally" Hide Words On Your Pages For Search Engines If there’s anything I particularly hate when it comes to SEO, it’s the meta keywords tag. I so wish it had never been invented. It’s practically useless, yet people still obsess over it. In this article, I’ll explain more about why you shouldn’t worry about it except perhaps for misspellings, as well as which search engines support it. The meta keywords tag is one of several of meta tags that you can insert into your web pages to provide search engines with information about your pages that isn’t visible on the page itself. For example, my Meta Robots Tag 101: Blocking Spiders, Cached Pages & More article covers how you can use a different meta tag — the meta robots tag — to block pages from being indexed.

design.tutsplus In this tutorial I'm going to show you the inspiring process of drawing a Vampiress and her Voodoo-pet in a vintage portrait illustration with grungy elements in Adobe Illustrator. We will move step-by-step from sketch to the final vector colored image using custom brushes, gradients and the Pen Tool. Ready? Let's get started! A New Collection of Unusual Business Card We have already showcased a collection of unusual business cards in the past. This time, we are going to present a new selection to inspire the people in the world of business to design an attractive business card which will be easily noticed on the crowd. Unique business cards usually give a positive vibes and tend to leave a long term impression on the clients that are given the business cards.

It's Guy Fawkes Night! Create a Bonfire With Blends in Adobe Illustrator Remember, remember the fifth of November - gunpowder, treason and plot! It's Guy Fawkes Night in the UK, which is also known as Bonfire Night. It's the anniversary of the day Guy Fawkes was caught trying to blow up the House of Lords using gunpowder. It's observed by lighting bonfires, traditionally with a stuffed "Guy" on top, as well as several firework displays (to signify the gunpowder element of the plot). In this tutorial, you will learn a new technique for creating fire in Adobe Illustrator, with the Blend Tool, which is much easier than with the Mesh Tool. Let's begin!

Achieving a Vintage Look Through Color Tones in Photoshop CS by Guest Contributor Anna Gay Photographers are often striving for a “vintage” look in their photos, and even though there are endless ways of achieving a vintage look, there are a couple of characteristics to keep in mind. First of all, the color tones in a vintage photo often lean towards either a blue or a red hue, or a cross-processed look.

design.tutsplus As the fall approaches in many parts of the world, designers and illustrators might already be thinking about the upcoming Halloween holiday, especially those that are based in the U.S. In this tutorial, we will show you how to illustrate a cute and scary children's illustration using techniques that you could easily incorporate into your own Halloween artwork. Let's get started! Before we begin, I would like to discuss some things about the process that I will use.